Microsoft released updates for Patch Tuesday a week ago. A few users who installed the updates encountered missing files and user profiles on their systems. Further investigation revealed that the culprit was Windows 10 update KB4532693. Microsoft has acknowledged the existence of an issue and is analyzing it. What happens after installing KB4532693? Several users […]

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Intel patched a high severity bug in CSME subsystem which allows an attacker to carry out privilege escalation, information disclosure and denial of service. Intel Converged Security and Management Engine (CSME) is a chipset subsystem which powers Intel’s Active Management technologies. CSME is used for remote out-of-band management in consumer or corporate PCs, Internet of […]

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Adobe released security advisories providing fixes for 35 critical vulnerabilities. A total of 42 security bugs were fixed in this release. The critical vulnerabilities, all allow execution of arbitrary code on a target machine. These flaws affect Windows, Linux, Mac OS X and other platforms. Adobe Framemaker Twenty one critical arbitrary code execution flaws were […]

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Microsoft has released February Patch Tuesday security updates, addressing total 101 vulnerabilities in the family of Windows operating systems and related products. Out of these, 13 are classified as Critical and 88 as Important which includes Office Services and Web Apps, Internet Explorer, Edge, Microsoft Exchange Server, Malicious Software Removal Tool, and Surface Hub. The […]

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RobbinHood is a relatively new ransomware that was first spotted in April 2018. A distinct feature of this ransomware is that it targets every computer individually and does not encrypt other computers via connected shares. RobbinHood claims to delete all the information related to an infected computer including the IP address, Encryption keys, etc. once […]

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Fig 1: Image credit: zdnet.com Armis Security Inc., a cybersecurity firm based in United States, has discovered five critical vulnerabilities in a networking protocol developed by Cisco. These flaws could enable hackers to target virtually all devices, from data center switches to cameras and IP phones worldwide. These vulnerabilities were disclosed when Cisco released fixes […]

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